PNC Arts Alive is pleased to present Free Fun in Philly from Phillyfunguide! Whatever your interests, Phillyfunguide is your place for great activities that won’t cost you a dime! Check out the dozens of great things happening every week, from poetry to puppetry, music to theatre, we got you covered!
Presented by STAMP
March 15, 2014
Discover A.C.T. Day is an arts and cultural info fair just for teens. Come learn about classes, summer camps and after-school programs. Get special day-of discounts when you show your STAMP Pass and enter to win FREE tuition for a UArts Saturday School Class + Summer Institute program! Don’t have a STAMP Pass yet? No problem – you can sign up at the event. Games, Music, Prizes, and ...More
February 14-March 9, 2014
February 5-June 4, 2014
Wednesdays Feb 5th, April 2nd & June 4th!
October 26, 2013-March 9, 2014
November 16, 2013-March 9, 2014
Sublime Creatures: The Animal-Human Hybrids of Hunter Clarke
March 9, 2014
Organist Brian Jones in Emeritus Director of Music and Organist at Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston (1984-2004)...More
March 9, 2014
We often think of winter as an empty time devoid of life, but that is far from the reality. Join us we stroll the trails for an informal natural history discussion. You drive the ...More
March 8-March 9, 2014
Celebrate the sweet art of cupcake decorating at the Peddler’s Village Cupcake Decorating Contest at the Cock 'n Bull Restaurant, featuring both professional and amateur ...More
Join us for Charter Day as we kick-off our 75th Anniversary celebration. For the first time, the original Charter of Pennsylvania will be exhibited at Pennsbury Manor. This document, establishing William Penn as the proprietor of the brand new colony of Pennsylvania has not left Harrisburg since the 1960's. You will be able to view the Charter, as well as participate in all of the other activities. Best of all it’s FREE!
|Philadelphia Photographer Brian H. Peterson Exhibition at Ursinus College's Berman Museum of Art|
Only Connect: A Conversation About Image and Word, Photographs and Texts by Brian H. Peterson
|The Sunday Funnies Monthly Comedy Show|
The monthly SUNDAY FUNNIES Comedy Contest Showcase will be held on on the SECOND SUNDAY of this and every month at the Buffalo Billiards Upstairs Bar. The Sunday Funnies Comedy Contest is a “no cost” comedy show from 6:30pm to 10:00pm with dinner and drinks available. The audience votes on their favorite three comics out of the hilarious comics from all over the region that are showcased. The top three comics selected by audience vote will win Cash, Prizes and the chance to...
|The Sunday Funnies||02/09/14-|
|Lower Merion Orchestra Symphony Free Performance|
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3, Op.37 Robert Schumann: Symphony No.1, Op.38 Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon Overture, J.306 Guest artists: Kiyoko Takeuti, piano. Founded in 1993, the Lower Merion Symphony Orchestra is currently in its twenty-first year. The Orchestra's major objective is to make exceptional classical music available to as wide an audience as possible. In its endeavor to fulfill its mission, the Orchestra remains one of the few musical organizations that gives free...
|Lower Merion Symphony Orchestra||03/09/14||Ardmore|
|17th Annual Wellness Breakfast for Men|
Calling All Fathers, Sons, Uncles, Brothers, Neighbors and Friends! Please attend The 17th Annual Wellness Breakfast for Men. This holistic event includes; A FREE nutritional breakfast, health screenings, lectures and resources specific to male health. We are inviting you to come, learn and actively participate in your health care! Spread the word and bring a friend. Seating is limited.
|Charter Day at Moland House|
In commemoration of Great Britain's King Charles II granting the charter of Pennsylvania to William Penn in March of 1681, admission to tour the Moland House will be free of charge. Come learn of the 13 days of August in 1777 when General Washington and the Continental Army encamped at this location while awaiting the news of the whereabouts of the British fleet.
|Warwick Township Historical Society||03/09/14||Hartsville|
|Free Mommy & Me Music Workshop|
Darlington is the perfect place to introduce your little one to the arts! Try our “Mommy & Me Music” class (newborn-2 with parent) for free! Children will learn songs and rhythms, explore stories set to music, and build motor skills through movement.
|Darlington Arts Center||03/10/14||Garnet Valley|
|Privacy in a World of Relentless Surveillance |
Julia Angwin—a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who spent 10 years with the Wall Street Journal—offers a startling and frank account of how we’re being tracked, watched, studied, and sorted online. Drawing from her soon-to-be-released new book Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance, Angwin offers her strategies for protecting personal data. A book sale and signing will follow the program.
|National Constitution Center||03/10/14||Philadelphia|
|A Personal History of the Computer with Dr. Rocco Leonard Martino|
Computers run our world today - society, business, our daily lives. How did computers, the Internet, and our current technology originate? And what does the future have in store? Dr. Rocco Leonard Martino will join us for an engaging discussion of the history and future of computers. The inventor of the original smartphone, Dr. Martino has worked for more than 60 years in the fields of technology and science. He received his doctorate in Astrophysics at the University of Toronto and is one...
|Chester County Library||03/10/14||Exton|
|Lansdowne Friends School Admissions Open House|
Lansdowne Friends School invites interested families to an Open House. Tour the campus, including the library, learning gardens, and treehouse. Come learn about our challenging and creative inquiry-based program for children, which encourages students to learn by doing and to explore their ever unfolding world. Meet the head of school, teachers, and current parents. Open Houses begin in the Meeting House on campus. Lansdowne Friends School serves children from three years through sixth...
|Lansdowne Friends Meeting||03/11/14||Lansdowne|
|Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries to Lecture at Chestnut Hill College|
Father Greg Boyle, S.J., New York Times best-selling author and founder of Homeboy Industries will present the lecture, “We Are One: It’s All about Kinship” on Tuesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in Sorgenti Arena. The lecture celebrates the 5th anniversary of the Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation at Chestnut Hill College. Father Greg is the author of the New York Times best seller, “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion,” and is the...
|Chestnut Hill College||03/11/14||Philadelphia|
|Drexel Rock Ensemble & Fusion Band|
Join us for an upbeat evening with Drexel University's Rock Ensemble and Fusion Band's Winter term concert. The Drexel University Rock Ensemble will be present music of the decades 1950’s - present. The concert will feature music from each decade, which will illustrate the evolution of Rock and Roll. The group will be preforming music from Chuck Berry up through Pearl Jam and Daft Punk.
|Drexel University - Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design||03/11/14||Philadelphia|
Educator's Night Tuesday, March 11th 6:00-8:00 PM Book presentations by Publisher Reps, Partnership opportunities, discounts, and refreshments Open exclusively to educators (teachers, librarians, and administrators), this evening is your chance to hear from publishers about wonderful new books for your students, chat with fellow educators over refreshments, and hear about The Doylestown Bookshop's services for your schools.
|Adornment as Art: Create Your Own Jewelry|
Thousands of years ago, civilizations in the region now known as Iraq created exquisite jewelry, which was considered an art form. Express your unique style by designing original jewelry inspired by this prettiness from the past. Spaces are limited, and advance registration is recommended. Sign up at adornment.eventbrite.com/. This event is part of the Free Library's One Book, One Philadelphia program.
|Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library||03/12/14||Philadelphia|
|Chestnut Hill College Presents Lecture on New Axial Age and the History of Religion|
Paul Knitter, Ph.D., professor emeritus of theology, world religions, and culture at Union Theological Seminary will present the lecture, “Is the History of Religions on the Brink of a New Axial Age?” on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Hill campus. The first axial age (800 to 200 BCE) brought about a radical transformation in religious awareness. Dr. Knitter will explore that possibility of a new axial age which many religious...
|Chestnut Hill College||03/12/14||Philadelphia|
|ATG Speaker Series on Sensory Integration Psychotherapy|
Sensory Integration Psychotherapy is one of the most innovative mind-body therapies to come along in recent years. SIP stimulates teh brain bi-laterally with sounds or music in order heighten the client's awareness of body sensations. ATG will be hosting Dr. Craig Weiss, Ph.D to discuss SIP and field any of your questions.
|ATG Learning Academy||03/12/14||Warminster|
|Laughter for Good Health|
Presented by Sue Simon, CSA, Certified Laughter Leader Sue Simon, Certified Laughter Leader, is a Penn State grad in Health Planning and Administration. See how laughter can promote better health and positive attitudes.
|Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library||03/12/14||Norristown|
|Guest Artist Recital: Michael Tsalka|
Guest Artist Recital: Michael Tsalka, piano, harpsichord, and fortepiano The Global Keyboard: Old and new repertoire from Spain, Germany, Bohemia, Austria, Mexico and Taiwan. Pianist and early keyboard performer Tsalka was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel, and is a Dutch/Israeli artist. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree from Tel-Aviv University, he continued studies in Germany and Italy. In 2001, he received a piano solo diploma from the Scuola Superiore Internazionale del Trio...
|Temple University - Boyer College of Music and Dance||03/12/14||Philadelphia|
|Scleroderma Foundation Philadelphia, PA Support Group March Meeting|
The support group meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 1:30 pm, at Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System. The meetings are free. Patients, family members, friends, and caregivers are invited to attend. For additional information, contact Joyce Roby-Washington, 215-474-0259 or 267-516-6987, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact the support group leader prior to attending the meeting.
|Scleroderma Foundation Delaware Valley Chapter||03/12/14||Philadelphia|
|Jazz Master Class: Jeff Hamilton, drums|
This event will take place in the Underground at Howard Gittis Student Center, Temple University Main Campus. Jeff Hamilton has received rave reviews for his dynamic drumming. David Badham of Jazz Journal International stated in his review of the Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra's release, Heart and Soul (Capri): "This is one of the finest modern big band issues I've heard...This is undoubtedly due to Jeff Hamilton, a most driving and technically accomplished drummer.""...
|Temple University - Boyer College of Music and Dance||03/12/14||Philadelphia|
|Jazz @ The Underground, Featuring Jeff Hamilton Trio |
Originality is what versatile drummer Jeff Hamilton brings to the groups he performs with and is one of the reasons why he is constantly in demand, whether he is recording or performing with his trio, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, and countless others. The Jeff Hamilton Trio's recording, It's Hamilton Time (Lake Street Records), received enormous airplay while reaching #5 on the Gavin national jazz radio chart. The trio's second release, Jeff Hamilton Trio-LIVE! (MONS) was nominated by critics...
|Temple University - Boyer College of Music and Dance||03/12/14||Philadelphia|
|Main Line Passaengers of the RMS Titanic |
Join the Conservancy and Kelly Wiles, historian and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania program in Historic Preservation for a lecture on the Main Line’s connection to the RMS Titanic. The April 1912 RMS Titanic voyage included a handful of passengers from Philadelphia and its suburbs. Hear the stories of residents like John Borland Thayer, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, and other passengers and how the Titanic trip changed their lives forever. Kelly Wiles is a graduate...
|Lower Merion Conservancy||03/13/14||Gladwyne|
|Scleroderma Foundation Burl-Cam Support Group Meeting, Cherry Hill, NJ|
The support group meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of every other month at 1:30 pm, at 385 Kings Highway North, Cherry Professional Building, 1st floor conference room, Cherry Hill. The meetings are free. Patients, family members, friends, and caregivers are invited to attend. For additional information, contact John Keegan, 856-767-4783, email@example.com. Please contact the support group leader prior to attending the meeting.
|Scleroderma Foundation Delaware Valley Chapter||03/13/14||Cherry Hill|
|Travels at Twelve: Uruguay: Briding and Botanizing in the Land of the Gauchos|
Andrew Bunting, curator, toured Uruguay in December 2012 with birding tour group Field Guides. He explored myriad habitats including coastline, marshes, rivers, and the extensive grasslands that make up most of the southern, South American country of Uruguay. Many interesting native plants will be discussed including palms, native Canna and over a dozen Eryngium. Free and open to the public, Travels at Twelve is an informal way to share what has been seen and discovered in various gardens...
|Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College||03/13/14||Swarthmore|
|Alternative Education Forum|
Philadelphia parents are curious about educational alternatives. In response to this quest for information about options, the Philly Free School began hosting the Philadelphia Alternative Education Forum in the summer of 2011. Conducted as a panel discussion with a representative from each of three unique educational philosophies, the Alt Ed Forum is an efficient and engaging way to get a comparison of Montessori, Sudbury, and Waldorf schools.
|Philly Free School||03/13/14||Philadelphia|
|Drexel Jazz Orchestra & Spelman College Jazz|
The Spelman College Jazz Ensemble and the Drexel University Jazz Orchestra will present Jazz Extravaganza XV, an annual concert featuring compositions made famous by masters of the jazz tradition. The Spelman College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Prof. Ralph Miles Jones, will present "Great African American Composers." Featured will be the music of Yusef Lateef, Kenn Cox, Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Tom Bell, Horace Silver, Ralph Jones, and Mongo Santamaria....
|Drexel University - Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design||03/13/14||Philadelphia|
|Proposals of Belonging|
Street Road is pleased to present Proposals of Belonging, an exhibition bringing together Jenna Buckingham (Philadelphia, PA) and Kaori Homma (London, UK) A focus on geographical boundaries and related crossings has propelled these two artists into new bodies of work, which share a preoccupation with ways in which we situate ourselves in the world. Together, they transform our gallery space and extend Street Road's commitment to questioning the nature of place, both as a changing...
|Street Road Artists Space at ARA Real Estate, Inc.||11/15/13-|
|Naturalist Aide Training|
Silver Lake Nature Center is offering a free training program for people who can assist us with our environmental education programs. If you have a few hours a week and would like to be a part of a fun and diverse group, give us a call.
For more info and to register, please contact Lorraine Skala at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or PattiAnn Lynn at email@example.com or call 215-785-1177.
|Silver Lake Nature Center||03/14/14||Bristol|
|Simulated Fijnschilderij: Where Old Masters and Technology Meet|
Rosalind Sutkowski, an artist and an administrator with Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media, Arts & Design, researched the artists of the Dutch Golden Age. This experience inspired her to create a series of simulated paintings that combined the Old Masters’ methods with new technology utilizing digital photography. While on the surface these works appear as traditional paintings, by recycling imagery and backgrounds Sutkowski exposes her illusionistic methods...
|Drexel University - Main Building||01/10/14-|
|"Surface" Juried Exhibition |
“Surface,” an exhibition juried by Lorraine Riesenbach, opens with a reception on February 9th from 2 – 4 p.m. in Community Arts Center’s Duke Gallery at 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA. The public is invited to attend the opening reception which includes wine and cheese and an awards presentation. Guests can also tour all of the Arts Center’s galleries including the BEAdazzle Gallery Wall, featuring Carol Hemsley’s exhibition “Mosaic,”...
|Community Arts Center||02/09/14-|
|EXHIBITION - Degrees of Design: Student Work from Local Architecture + Design Schools|
Local Architecture + Design Students Shape Our Future
|Philadelphia Center for Architecture||02/03/14-|
|Say Ah! Benefit for Health - Philadelphia|
Cocktails & Appetizers Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org. Catered by STARR Restaurants. An event to welcome Say Ah! to Philadelphia. Say Ah! is a consumer-led nonprofit organization dedicated to improving lives by improving health literacy--the ability to access, understand and use health and medical information and services. Low health literacy is a major cause of poor health outcomes, health inequity, and high health...
|Meet Say Ah! - An Organization Dedicated to Better, Safer Health|
Join Us for Cocktails & Appetizers Meet Say Ah!, Meet the Founders and Philadelphia Board Members. Catered by STARR Restaurants
|QTPIT (Queer/ Trans People in the Trades) Potluck/ Gathering |
We are QTPIT (pronounced “Cutey Pit”), a small network of queer and trans people working in or wishing to get into the trades. We currently meet every 2nd and 4th Friday at the Ahimsa House at 5007 cedar ave, Philadelphia, PA for a gathering/ potluck to share experiences, discuss logistics and brainstorm ideas for our small collective. This event is open to all, regardless of whether or not they are in the trades or trans/queer. We do however expect everyone to respect a safer...
In honor of Music in Our Schools Month, The American Treasure Tour proudly offers free admission to students on March 15th. Experience one of the country's largest collection of mechanical music. Free to students. MUST HAVE RESERVATIONS.
|American Treasure Tour||03/15/14||Oaks|
|100% Handcrafted, A Cutting Edge Arts and Crafts Fair|
Now’s your chance to participate in an awesome arts and crafts fair, now in its 8th year, featuring quality handcrafted work by independent artists. The Friends of the Raven Players and the Raven Regiment Booster Club will present this juried show in Robbinsville High School's spacious skylighted Commons area and Gym. This event benefits the Robbinsville High School theater and instrumental music programs.
|Friends of the Raven Players||03/15/14|
|Pretty Vacant: The Graphic Language of Punk|
The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design are pleased to announce the launch of their spring 2014 exhibition season with Pretty Vacant: The Graphic Language of Punk, a survey of the extraordinary diversity of punk and post-punk graphic design. The exhibition will feature several hundred posters, flyers, fanzines, handbills, record sleeves, badges and other graphic materials from the collection of Andrew Krivine. The exhibition will be on view January 24 – March 15, 2014.
|Moore College of Art & Design||01/24/14-|
|Spring Garden Indoor Antique & Vintage Flea Market|
More than 75 vendors from the Tri-State area featuring Antiques, Collectibles, Vintage Furniture, Jewelry, Clothing & Accessory's, Pottery, Great Food and much more!
|Phila Flea Markets||12/21/13-|
|Penryn Fire Company & Limerock Parochial School Mud Sale|
March 14th & 15th, 2014 – 9th Annual Mud Sale – Penryn Fire Company/Limerock Parochial School Mud Sale; 1441 North Penryn Road; Manheim, PA 17545. March 14th – Chicken Barbecue Meals will be available starting at 12 Noon (take-out/drive through available). There will be a special Grocery and Frozen Foods Auction from 5-8PM.
|Penryn Fire Company, No. 1||03/14/14-|
|Joyce Kozloff, Cradles to Conquests: Mapping American Military History|
GLASSBORO, NJ - Joyce Kozloff’s debut solo exhibition in New Jersey, which references imagined and historical military events through the veil of decorative arts, begins the new year at Rowan University Art Gallery. Running from January 21 through March 15, the exhibit is welcomed with a gallery talk by the artist and reception on Wednesday, January 29 at 5 pm.
|Rowan University Art Gallery||01/21/14-|
|Snow Sculpture Contest|
SNOW SCULPTURE CONTEST – FREE! Send your best snow sculpture pictures to email@example.com. Winners will be chosen in late March and will be posted on the website. You do not need to be a resident of Warminster Township to participate in events, trips, classes or to purchase discount tickets. Warminster Parks & Recreation program information/registration available at The WREC@WCP, call (215) 443-5428, online at www.warminstertownship.org. WREC@WCP, 1100 Veterans Way,...
|Warminster Parks & Recreation||01/07/14-|
|Joel Katz: And I Said No Lord|
The Galleries at Moore are pleased to announce an exhibition of black-and-white photographs taken by Philadelphia-based designer Joel Katz during the ‘Mississippi Summer’ of 1964, at the height of the civil rights movement.
|Moore College of Art & Design||01/21/14-|
|Open Rehearsal: David Gordon's "POLITICAL SHENANIGANS: dancing w/ Brecht & Eisler" Workshop|
New York choreographer/director David Gordon continues his investigation into Bertolt Brecht's 1933 play (with music by Hanns Eisler, translated by Michael Feingold) "The Roundheads and the Pointheads," in Gordon's "POLITICAL SHENANIGANS: dancing w/ Brecht & Eisler" Workshop. With actress/dancer Valda Setterfield, musician Gina Leishman, actor David Skeist from Gordon's Pick Up Performance Co(s), and 11 Philadelphia cast and ensemble participants, Gordon is...
|Susan Hess Modern Dance||03/08/14-|
|Bulbs for Four Season Interest|
Presented by Pauline Myers, Penn State Cooperative Extension We'll see the usual spring bulbs that we all know. Then we'll discuss bulbs that add interest to the garden during the other three seasons. Come and learn about some new options for your space, whether you garden in a flower pot or a country estate.
|Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library||03/15/14||Norristown|
|Bringing Human Rights Home: LGBTQ Rights & Death Penalty Abolition|
Hosted by Amnesty International Phila./ Southern NJ and Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty Speakers: Shawn Gaylord (Human Rights First), Tim Keller (District Dir. for Rep. Brian Sims). Special speaker: Death row exoneree Complimentary pizza lunch followed by opportunity to work with other dedicated human rights activists to promote dignity of LGBTQ individuals and abolish the death penalty
|Amnesty International Philadelphia||03/15/14||Philadelphia|
|Great Narberth Leprechaun Hunt|
The sixth annual Great Narberth Leprechaun Hunt is being held in downtown Narberth on Saturday, March 15, 2013, from 1pm - 4pm. This free family event is a scavenger hunt where kids search all over town to find ten leprechauns. Children start the hunt by getting a game card and an empty pot o’ gold from the booth at the corner of Forrest and Haverford Avenues. They get treats as they find the leprechauns, who are hiding in shops all over town. Once they’ve found all ten, they...
|Narberth Business Association||03/15/14||Narberth|
|Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts||12/07/13-|
|The 2014 Philadelphia Flamenco Festival|
Led by Pasión y Arte’s Artistic Director Elba Hevia y Vaca, the first bi-annual Philadelphia Flamenco Festival premiered in 2012 to captivated audiences throughout the region. Inspired by Seville’s Festival de Jerez, Ms. Hevia y Vaca created the Philadelphia Flamenco Festival to bring groundbreaking contemporary flamenco artists to the City of Brotherly Love and share the inspiring transformation of 21st century flamenco’s dance landscape. The 2014 Festival maintains...
|PasiÃ³n y Arte Flamenco Co.||03/01/14-|
|Holi Festival |
The Garden State Discovery Museum will celebrate Holi, which is known as the Festival of Colors. This is vibrant festival will be celebrated at the museum with dance, yoga, and other cultural activities. Check our website for more details! www.discoverymuseum.com
|Garden State Discovery Museum||03/15/14-|
|Family Fun Day|
Gather at Cheltenham Center for the Arts on Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 12noon- 4:00pm for the annual Family Fun Day. General admission to the Center is FREE and open to the public, with a small number of paid activities and special performances available. Enjoy a full day of open house activities with artists in action, activities, musical performances, and fun for all ages. This year’s special musical guest will be acclaimed multi- cultural South African band Sharon Katz and The...
|Cheltenham Center for the Arts||03/16/14||Cheltenham|
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